TO SERVE AND PROTECT.
Explore how local and state police keep our communities safe through the Bachelor’s Degree with a Specialization in Policing program at DeVry University. Our online or hybrid Policing Specialization will demonstrate the essential practices used by local and state authorities to ensure public safety, respond to emergencies and maintain order in the community.
GET TO KNOW OUR POLICING DEGREE SPECIALIZATION.
Classes Start Every 8 Weeks
Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Justice Administration with Policing Specialization in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.
*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.
Graduates with our Policing Specialization may consider careers such asa:
Police Patrol Officer
Public Safety Officer
|JADM400||Interviewing and Interrogation|
Core Degree Courses
Justice Administration Foundation
|JADM100||Introduction to Criminal Justice|
|JADM110||Introduction to Criminology|
|JADM120||Introduction to Policing|
|JADM200||Introduction to Criminal Law|
|JADM210||Introduction to Corrections|
|JADM220||Introduction to Ethics and Criminal Justice|
|JADM230||Introduction to Juvenile Justice|
|JADM240||Introduction to the Criminal Courts|
|JADM250||Police Report Writing|
|JADM300||Multiculturalism in Criminal Justice Systems|
|JADM310||Drugs and Society|
|JADM350||Research Methods in Criminal Justice|
|JADM490||Senior Project I|
|JADM494||Senior Project II|
General Degree Courses
|HUMN303||Introduction to the Humanities|
|ETHC445||Principles of Ethics|
|LAS432||Technology, Society, and Culture|
|SOCS185||Culture and Society|
Mathematics and Natural Sciences
|MATH114||Algebra for College Students|
|MATH221||Statistics for Decision-Making|
|SCI228||Nutrition, Health and Wellness with Lab|
Personal and Professional Development
|COLL148||Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving|
|COMP100||Computer Applications for Business with Lab (2)|
All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.